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04-18-21, 08:59 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

done with week 4 of SSB1 HV, one more week of...

done with week 4 of SSB1 HV, one more week of work before rest week. Currently I'm at sweet spot 6.8 and next week should be at 7.3 by the end (that's the new Trainerroad parlance for their workout...
04-16-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,864
Posted By hubcyclist

as a public sector bureaucrat, I find it rich...

as a public sector bureaucrat, I find it rich when someone decries bureaucrats when simultaneously benefiting from the many programs overseen by folks such as myself, especially for individuals of a...
04-16-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By hubcyclist

I had a 1995 R600 and it's basically a modern...

I had a 1995 R600 and it's basically a modern road bike (they had 105 components so it was pretty good in its time), so it takes standard road rim brake wheels, English bottom bracket, etc. You'll be...
04-15-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

did a new (to me) workout today with the TR...

did a new (to me) workout today with the TR adaptive training thingy, it was a 2x40 @ 85%. in the past TR SSB plans have focused more on intervals up to 30min and mainly in the 90% range so it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm intrigued by those, but then you've got this ...

I'm intrigued by those, but then you've got this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF5AXiYfOBg&list=PLT-oEzVFV--c6iZAiomqKKQF9q4yfDz0Y&index=9

might try and give it a try regardless if the cost...
04-12-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

training status coupled with self promotion lol I...

training status coupled with self promotion lol I have my latest adaptive training vlog up, 2 weeks left in SSB1 HV, so far so good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUb85d2KaAg
04-10-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

Iím visiting my parents again this weekend and...

Iím visiting my parents again this weekend and went out and untethered myself from the trainer for a workout. I used the trainerroad outside workouts pushed to my garmin and did a series of 5-7min...
04-08-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By hubcyclist

hot take coming: wheels may not be that great of...

hot take coming: wheels may not be that great of an upgrade, maybe a minute an hour by some measures, including this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v39Hojhy2lk

Jeff (the producer of this...
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

I did a 4x20 @ 85% following my vaccine yesterday...

I did a 4x20 @ 85% following my vaccine yesterday and it went fine. today I did a 2x20 ~90% and it was not super fine, at least toward the last 10mins of the 2nd. My HR was up in the 170s and that's...
04-07-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

my little youtube channel is up to 7 subscribers,...

my little youtube channel is up to 7 subscribers, personally I can't believe each of my videos has over 100 views (and likes). I'll have to diversify my content to more general cycling and not just...
04-07-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,522
Posted By hubcyclist

Not having read all the discussion above, I have...

Not having read all the discussion above, I have noticed, for example, that my base model Allez with Claris was msrp $750 in 2018 and now it is $1000, no changes in components or geometry. It may be...
04-06-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

Got my Pfizer shot! On the trainer doing 85%...

Got my Pfizer shot! On the trainer doing 85% intervals, haven’t felt bad yet in 2hrs lol

as for the wheel building, yeah I wouldn’t do it for cost savings or anything, just to expand my skills and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,819
Posted By hubcyclist

To continue on the wheel thing, because I think...

To continue on the wheel thing, because I think about it off and on. I ride an Allez with stock axis sport wheels, which are as basic as one can get. I consider myself to be pretty fast, just...
04-05-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

Finished week 2 of my adaptive training version...

Finished week 2 of my adaptive training version of SSB1 HV, last week I sent a video link to folks who requested, but I'm going a bit more public, so here's a training vlog from last week. It's...
04-05-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

that's awesome, I kind of want to build my own. I...

that's awesome, I kind of want to build my own. I still have the original wheelset of first raleigh roadbike, which came with 105 hubs (8 speed, but I still ride 8 speed on my allez) and sun m13II...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,819
Posted By hubcyclist

This is going to be a scorcher of a hot take....

This is going to be a scorcher of a hot take. However, it's not that it makes no sense, but it's something that's overblown.

Wheels are meant to be upgraded

I see really conflicting stuff on...
04-04-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 247,816
Posted By hubcyclist

Ok Computer has a place in my heart, reminds me...

Ok Computer has a place in my heart, reminds me of sr year of HS. Great album
04-02-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

For some random reason I started thinking about...

For some random reason I started thinking about replacing my allezís handlebars with aero handlebars (like cheap ones lol) but like with most marginal gains I really donít know if itís worth the...
04-02-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

Not a lot to report from my current Sweet spot...

Not a lot to report from my current Sweet spot base phase. Iím doing a new to me workout this weekend 3x25min at 85%, generally TR plans keep interval lengths to 20mins or sometimes 30mins with...
04-02-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

My wife set me up to get a Pfizer shot on Tuesday...

My wife set me up to get a Pfizer shot on Tuesday so Iím on my way. She did it at like 4am because stuff like that keeps her up. Of course right after she did that I got notified a slot opened at...
03-31-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,615
Posted By hubcyclist

I do most of my riding indoors, so I go 0mph lol ...

I do most of my riding indoors, so I go 0mph lol

but I've done 100miles this past year averaging 19mph, hoping to do it at 20mph this year, there are some variables besides my own effort to...
03-31-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,503
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm a bit confused by the above, so I'll clarify...

I'm a bit confused by the above, so I'll clarify the best way I can. I won't speak for rubik, but when I referred to my 60min endurance ride being 650kj, that was meant to be the work I put in to...
03-31-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,503
Posted By hubcyclist

https://www.trainerroad.com/blog/calories-and-powe...

https://www.trainerroad.com/blog/calories-and-power/
03-30-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,503
Posted By hubcyclist

Lol at the comment about 500kj for only 3km. My...

Lol at the comment about 500kj for only 3km. My 60min endurance rides are 650kj and Iíd consider myself in the higher end of what amateurs do. Iíve said it around here many times before but I think a...
03-30-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

Indeed lol Just waiting now for all the offers to...

Indeed lol Just waiting now for all the offers to do paid reviews so I can then be accused of being a shill!
03-30-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

I've got 2 subscribers to my youtube channel, I'm...

I've got 2 subscribers to my youtube channel, I'm ready to start #influencing
03-29-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By hubcyclist

different programs have different things that I...

different programs have different things that I like, I've actually even made my own app where I download my ride data from strava and I get myself a performance management chart, power duration...
03-29-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,332
Posted By hubcyclist

I raced a crit against this guy when he was...

I raced a crit against this guy when he was starting out, I didn't make the break with him lol
03-29-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,146
Posted By hubcyclist

I started cycling in the fall of 2013, at the...

I started cycling in the fall of 2013, at the time I weighed I believe 215lbs and by cycling (and of course cutting back portions and what not) I got down to 155 in a few months. Without cycling to...
03-29-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By hubcyclist

So I've been allowing adaptive training to make...

So I've been allowing adaptive training to make modifications to my current training plan over the past week. I'm doing SSB1 HV, and while I generally don't have any trouble with this plan, I've let...
03-28-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

did my TR assigned workout today, it was 3x20 @...

did my TR assigned workout today, it was 3x20 @ 85% with 30ish mins at 65% tacked on. I made a youtube video (hopefully the first of a weekly series) showing this adaptive training thing in action on...
03-27-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

So I'm in the adaptive training thing with...

So I'm in the adaptive training thing with trainerroad, kind of just putting faith in their machine learning and see where it takes me. I'm wrapping up the first week of SSB1 HV and today I did the...
03-24-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

Kicked off sweet spot base 1 HV (again lol, it's...

Kicked off sweet spot base 1 HV (again lol, it's a common theme with me). Today was 3x12 ~ 90%, which is a relative breeze considering I did 2 rides this week in which I did 90+% over 36mins...
03-23-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

I’m still at my parents and went outside today...

I’m still at my parents and went outside today and did a 13mile loop I like to do, did it over a min faster than I did on Sunday, had an IF of 0.94 for 35mins, then did endurance around that for a...
03-23-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

My parents got their 2nd pfizer shots last week...

My parents got their 2nd pfizer shots last week and have felt fine. My wife is going for her 2nd today so we’ll see. I’m still at zero shot lol
03-21-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

Last day of recovery week, itís nice and Iím at...

Last day of recovery week, itís nice and Iím at my parents house so I went outside to ride, so of course it was anything but easy endurance lol did a loop that is pretty flat for steady efforts and...
03-19-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,332
Posted By hubcyclist

totally, his 35min power is the same as my best...

totally, his 35min power is the same as my best 90sec power in recent history lol
03-19-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,332
Posted By hubcyclist

I know of someone locally who did 3hrs averaging...

I know of someone locally who did 3hrs averaging 300w this past week on the trainer, but that dude is elite, TheKillerPenguin you know who I'm talking about
03-18-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

Looks like in my state I may be eligible for...

Looks like in my state I may be eligible for vaccination starting Monday, they finally implemented a pre-registration system which I'm signed up for, so I guess the waiting game begins for real. My...
03-15-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5,957
Views: 359,189
Posted By hubcyclist

I usually don't look at emails from aliexpress...

I usually don't look at emails from aliexpress but for whatever reason I opened one today and got a link to these "mavic" wheels, 30mm depth for $136
...
03-15-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,150
Posted By hubcyclist

Well people conflate CTL with some sort of...

Well people conflate CTL with some sort of race-ready fitness, which is kind of where my head was. So it's some sort of "fitness" but may not necessarily be the type of fitness one needs for the...
03-15-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,150
Posted By hubcyclist

well, let's start off with the basic thing that...

well, let's start off with the basic thing that CTL is not a measure of fitness, despite it being called that by many people. CTL is just a measure of how much training you've done. A high CTL for me...
03-14-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

Another 3.5hrs on the trainer today to wrap up...

Another 3.5hrs on the trainer today to wrap up this block. Itís mentally exhausting being on the trainer and I could have done better with fueling/hydration because both days Iíve had quite a bit of...
03-13-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

just did 3.5hrs on the trainer, 160tss, doin' it...

just did 3.5hrs on the trainer, 160tss, doin' it again tomorrow to wrap up this block. Anecdotally and subjectively speaking, my 'polarized' (I hesitate to really call my block polarized because I...
03-12-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

oops, didnít meant to seem something bad...

oops, didnít meant to seem something bad happened. Just the process of getting ready to go, then hitting so many lights in my area, it just makes it easier for me to just knock out a fast session...
03-12-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

it was so nice out yesterday that even I, captain...

it was so nice out yesterday that even I, captain indoor training, went for a short ride after my indoor workout. Then it promptly reminded me why I don't like getting the bike out for short rides lol
03-09-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

It was a bike filled morning. Did 60mins VO2,...

It was a bike filled morning. Did 60mins VO2, which was 6x2.5mins @ 118%, which was rated at 5.5 as a Trainerroad vo2 workout, so it's nice to use the progression scale to gradually increase the...
03-08-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

I did another 3hrs on the trainer yesterday. Next...

I did another 3hrs on the trainer yesterday. Next weekend weíre taking it up to 3.5 but thatís my limit (and the end of the block). According to trainerroadís progression scale for endurance, thereís...
03-06-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16,223
Views: 966,097
Posted By hubcyclist

So I got in on the ground floor of the TR...

So I got in on the ground floor of the TR adaptive training beta. I've actually known about this for a while, I was part of a group of forum users which were given a glimpse of the feature...
03-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By hubcyclist

Not really, this has been in the works for years,...

Not really, this has been in the works for years, like I said I had a glimpse of this back in June. Additionally, and TR will cover this in a recorded podcast, I think there are plenty of holes in...
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